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Old 11-21-2007, 07:07 AM
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I just got a new t-mobile curve which is awesome but to download videos and music i need to buy a memory card. Im stuck between a 2G or an 8G. The 8G of course holds more but it is 130$ while the 2G is 45$. I was thinking of filling up the 2G then get the 8G later on. What do you guys think? for a 15 year old is a 2G enough?
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Keep in mind that not all microSD slots are created equal. "Regular" microSD cards top out at the 2 GB capacity; the 4 and 8 GB cards are technically SDHC (high capacity). I'm pretty sure the Curve doesn't support this and T-Mobile's web site doesn't do much to explain the situation either.

I don't know exactly what happens if you put an 8 gig card into it -- maybe it doesn't read it at all, maybe only sees some of the data? I know for sure that the Nokia 5300 doesn't support them. I'd go with a 2 GB card for now. In theory, a firmware update could fix this but there's no guarantee they'll ever release one.
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Okay sorry, I lied. After a little more googling, it looks like the Curve does in fact support SDHC:

http://www.blackberryforums.com/gene...d-support.html
http://www.blackberry.com/news/press..._2007-02.shtml

Sorry bout that! But many of the "dumbphones" out there definitely do NOT support it.
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Even if the Curve supports SDHC I would go with the 2gb. Should be enough space. Unless the person wants to watch full movies on the Curve.
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Okay sorry, I lied. After a little more googling, it looks like the Curve does in fact support SDHC:

http://www.blackberryforums.com/gene...d-support.html
http://www.blackberry.com/news/press..._2007-02.shtml

Sorry bout that! But many of the "dumbphones" out there definitely do NOT support it.
T639 supports -HC
but the capacity only accepts up to 2.7GB, kinda lame
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Not to steal this thread, but does anyone know if the Dash can handle the SDHC cards like the 6GB or 8GB? If this should be moved or a new thread created please advise Admin(s).

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I just got a new t-mobile curve which is awesome but to download videos and music i need to buy a memory card. Im stuck between a 2G or an 8G. The 8G of course holds more but it is 130$ while the 2G is 45$. I was thinking of filling up the 2G then get the 8G later on. What do you guys think? for a 15 year old is a 2G enough?
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Look at the prices in the quoted area. Now (01/2010) a 16 GB microSDHC Class 4 can be had for 50% of the price quoted for the 8GB. It's amazing what 26 months will do to a technology item's price and placement in the product line. I include 8 GB microSDHC cards with some of the phones I sell and feel like I'm not offering a top notch package.

I have filled 8 GB cards with music, applications and paperwork. I just recently maxed out my first 16 GB card with music, a movie and applications. I will be buying a 32GB card when the price point falls below $100 if I have a device that will recognize it. I'm betting a lot of phones will recognize them. I have a Nokia 6290 (LJPRM-176 <Approved Jan 16, 2007>, 3.03 firmware) that is supposed to only recognize 2 GB that works with and fully recognizes an 8 GB card just fine. It chokes on the 16GB cards, the phone won't even fully boot.
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You can use 2GB it is enough for your, but if are heavy net user then you should go for the 8GB. i know its costly but 8GB can help you to download more file and its simple to your arrange data.
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